By Les Dixon / Sports Editor
Corbin 4, Letcher Central 1
The Corbin Redhound soccer team captured its fifth win in a row after upending Letcher Central at home Saturday by three goals. The win improves Corbin to 7-2-1 on the season.
Sayre 8, South Laurel 1
The Cardinals’ struggles continued Saturday with an 8-1 loss to Sayre. South Laurel has now lost four in a row and has been outscored 16-3 during the process. The Cardinals are now 2-11 on the season.
Corbin 0, Sayre 0
The Lady Redhounds are now 7-6-1 after a 0-0 tie with Sayre Friday. Corbin will be back in action today on the road against Southwestern.
Lady Rocket Invitational
The Corbin Lady Redhounds improved to 12-6 on the season after posting a 4-1 record in the Lady Rocket Invitational Saturday. Corbin had wins over Rockcastle County (21-17, 15-21 and 15-7), Leslie County (21-16, 15-21, 15-7), Lincoln County (25-21, 25-11) and South Laurel (21-11, 21-15) with its only loss coming against Russell County (20-25, and 19-25).
North Laurel went 2-3 during the tournament and is now 9-6 on the season with wins over Lincoln County (21-19, 21-23 and 15-3) and Leslie County (25-13, 25-19). The Lady Jaguars’ losses were to Wayne County (4-21, 16-21 and 8-25, 11-25) and Russell County (13-21, 19-21).
South Laurel (5-13) managed to go 1-3 during the tournament with its lone win coming against Rockcastle County (21-16, 8-21 and 15-10). The Lady Cardinals lost to Leslie County (18-25, 14-25), Corbin (11-21, 15-21) and Russell County (13-25, 18-25).
By Les Dixon / Sports Editor
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South Laurel entered Friday’s cross-town showdown with defending 13th Region champion and rival North Laurel as the hottest team in the region.
The Corbin Redhounds continue to improve every time they take the field and Friday was no different as they knocked off Jackson County, 9-1, for their fourth straight victory.
Lady Redhounds off the mark, fall 11-3
The Corbin Lady Redhounds lost for the second time in three games, falling to Oak Hills, Ohio 11-3 at home, but head coach Chris Hart didn’t seem too concerned afterward.
The South Laurel Lady Cardinals escaped with a 4-3 victory over the Corbin Lady Redhounds after an exciting play at the plate that secured them the win.
Jaguars split home contest with Middlesboro
The North Laurel boys and girls tennis teams had mixed results when Middlesboro paid a visit.
For the third time in a row the Corbin Redhounds were winners on Thursday night, this time defeating the Barbourville Tigers 8-0 in 13th Region basbeball action.
South Laurel picks up 9-4 win over Panthers
South Laurel’s Braden Miller came through in a big way during the Cardinals’ 9-4 win over Knox Central Thursday.
Season taking shape
After seeing some impressive baseball, and softball games this past week, this I know — they’re only a handful of teams that will make a run for both the 13th Region baseball and softball titles.
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